Record #295

Date:
01/09/1926
Record Type:
Report
From/By:
Motion Picture Commission, New York
Reel:
Reel 2
Frame Start:
2-2483
Legacy ID:
295
Legacy Year:
1926
Legacy Index:
State Department

This is a summary of the eliminations required in Potemkin for showing in New York. They include most of the most classic shots in the Odessa Steps sequence.

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Censorship (112), Foreign films in the US (14), Russia (10) Show all keywords…

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Long Description:

concern Potemkin. Herron to Castle, 02-26-1926: "If it is as bad as it seems to be, I can't see why the Department of State can't quietly inform these Russian agents that if they insist on bringing propaganda of this sort into this country they will be deported." NB also list of NY censorship cuts in the Odessa Steps sequence.

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